BG reflects with some random thoughts and musings on Mortal Kombat

Your favorite (?) crew of writers and editors shot the breeze this past Mortal Kombat release week, remembering back to earlier, simpler, yet still plenty bloody times. Back when Mortal Kombat was new.
Posted 17 Apr 2015 | Editorials, Featured Articles, News | 1 Comment
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Bandai Namco Transitioning to New Business Model

Bandai Namco has made some interesting business moves recently that signal a change in strategy for the company. The most obvious is their name change; Bandai Namco Games is now Bandai Namco Entertainment. A subtle move that really at first glance might seem meaningless; however, it reveals a shift in…
Posted 01 Apr 2015 | Editorials, industry, News | 3 Comments
music of gtav

BG chats about music, games, and the perfect combination of the two

Do you turn down the game audio and crank your own tunes while you play games? Apparently, more than a few of us do here at BG, which we found out while chatting this past week.
Posted 20 Mar 2015 | Editorials, Featured Articles, News | 0 Comments
A Hideo Kojima Game

Konami’s and Kojima’s Future After Metal Gear Solid V

Unless you live under a rock, you’ve probably seen the news/rumor of a falling out between Kojima and Konami. Honestly, at this point, it is pretty much a given that by the end of the year Kojima will probably be leaving; however, as neither party has actually confirmed or denied…
Posted 20 Mar 2015 | Editorials, industry, Rumor | 2 Comments
GDC 2015 splash

GDC 2015 Marks A Move Towards Inclusion and Diversity in Gaming

The week of technology and development known as the Game Developers Conference, GDC, in San Francisco has officially wrapped for 2015. With all the topics covered, it’s nearly impossible to pinpoint one thread or idea pervading the whole conference; nevertheless, changes within the industry can be seen upon closer inspection.
Posted 13 Mar 2015 | Editorials, Featured Articles, industry, News | 1 Comment

Let’s have a chat about gameplay length in Triple-A titles

With the release of The Order 1886 coming up, and the semi-furor about the length of the game kicking up this past week, the BG team had a little chat about the subject. And it’s not nearly as cut and dry as you might think.
Posted 20 Feb 2015 | Editorials, Featured Articles, industry, News, past, PC, PS4, Wii U, Xbox One | 0 Comments

Gaze into BG’s crystal ball and behold our predictions for 2015!

Video games had a big year in 2014. Gamergate, failed launches, and exciting new games made this past year one to remember, and the new year of 2015 is starting to take shape as another exciting 12 months.
Posted 12 Jan 2015 | Editorials, Featured Articles, industry, Microsoft, News, Nintendo, past, PC, Sony | 0 Comments

Hearthstone – Goblins vs Gnomes expansion thoughts

As an avid Hearthstone player, who for some reason left the game around autumn (mainly due to getting locked out of my own account, but hey the less we talk about that the better), I dove headfirst into the latest expansion, Goblins vs Gnomes.
Posted 08 Jan 2015 | Editorials, iPad | 0 Comments

Alien Isolation: Just how scary Can an Alien Game be. (SPOILERS)

Alien Isolation, was released on 6th October 2014. As a huge alien fan I feel awful for saying this but its took me until Christmas 2014 to play it. And I can truly say this is the alien game I have been waiting for. As of writing this I am…
Posted 29 Dec 2014 | Editorials, Hangout | 0 Comments
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Tis the season for BG’s Holiday memories

The Holiday Season means lots of different things to just about everybody, but here at BG most of our best memories come from one of our favorite hobbies.
Posted 27 Dec 2014 | Editorials, Featured Articles, News, past | 1 Comment

Notch’s New Digs Rebuilt Entirely In Minecraft.

It was reported earlie this week that Notch, the creator of smash hit Minecraft had brought a manion in Beverley Hills costing a staggering $70M.   It has only took a few days after this news surfaced for this house to be built in Minecraft. The credits go to British…
Posted 21 Dec 2014 | Editorials, industry, News | 0 Comments
Skyrim +Hearthfire+DLC

Video game worlds and the people who (want to) live in them

So this week we at BG were throwing around the notion of actually living in the worlds and universes in some of our favorite games and what that might be like. As with most things, we figured we’d share with you, our loyal readers.
Posted 21 Nov 2014 | Editorials, Featured Articles, News | 1 Comment
Call of Cthulhu Dark Corners

BG’s Month of Terror: Our most terrifying in-game moments

Everybody who’s been gaming for a long time has one. A moment where you’re playing a ‘scary’ game and cooking, humming along just fine till you reach it… a moment that just shouts ‘nope’. These are some of those. Be afraid.
Posted 24 Oct 2014 | Editorials, Featured Articles, Halloween, News | 0 Comments
New 52 Justice League

Sunday Review: The BG archive for the week of 10/12/14

Wow was this a packed week of content as we had more NYCC coverage, a pair of new iPads were announced, Warner Bros tok the wraps off their DC Movie slate, we went behind the scenes on Halloween: Otome, and -of course- our continuing Brutal Gamer’s Month of Terror series…

BG’s Month of Terror: Our Top Scariest Video Games

With Halloween just around the corner, we at Brutal Gamer thought we would share with you guys our top scariest game we’ve either played or seen. (Yes even here at BG, we watch the game rather than play it sometimes).
Posted 13 Oct 2014 | Editorials, Featured Articles, Halloween, News | 5 Comments

October is Here! Welcome to Brutal Gamer’s Month of Terror!

A special place rests in the collective heart of Brutal Gamer for the month of October and the Halloween festivities that it brings. Join us now for a look at what’s to come for the tenth month of the calendar and BG’s first annual Month of Terror!
Posted 06 Oct 2014 | Editorials, Featured Articles, Movies & TV, News, past | 1 Comment
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